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Slips and Falls at Hotels and Resorts

Slips and Falls at Hotels and Resorts

Staying at a hotel or resort on a vacation or business trip can often be a time of rest and relaxation for guests. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Slip and fall accidents at hotels and resorts occur on a regular basis, regardless of the type of hotel or resort. Slip and falls occurring

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Safety and High-Tech Cars

Safety and High-Tech Cars

Technological advances in cars have become rapid and far reaching. Not only are self-driving cars being imagined, they are under development and might be the wave of the future. But, for now, how are the advances lining up to improve drivers’ safety and comfort? Infotainment and Safety Today, comfort has less to do with seat

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Simulated Accidents Teach Students About Safe Driving

Simulated Accidents Teach Students About Safe Driving

At a New Jersey high school, students recently experienced a real-life simulation of a fatal car accident, exposing them firsthand to the dangers of distracted and impaired driving. The simulation was a collaborative effort between the Scotch Plains-Fanwood high school’s chapter of the Distributive Education Club of America (DECA) and the local police, fire department,

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Insurance Fair Practices Bill Up for Vote in New Jersey

Insurance Fair Practices Bill Up for Vote in New Jersey

On April 12, 2018 a bill regarding insurance and fair practices is up for a vote in New Jersey. Named the New Jersey Insurance Fair Conduct Act, it would allow individuals to file claims against insurers when they exhibit unfair or unreasonable practices in granting benefits. Plaintiffs may file claims due to excessive delays or

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Preventative Treatment in Hospital Construction

Preventative Treatment in Hospital Construction

An aging and growing population requires more healthcare services, fueling the need for additional hospital construction. There are hazards involved in any type of construction, but hospital construction issues are unique, especially if there are patients onsite while repairs and remodeling are going on. Just as preventative treatment can help patients from ending up in

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Chameleon Carriers

Chameleon Carriers

Chameleon carriers are trucking companies with a history of safety violations that change their names to continue to do business with impunity. These companies are responsible for three times more trucking accidents than those conducting business honestly. How Chameleon Carriers Work Chameleon carriers hide their safety violations, including fatal crashes, by closing the business under

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Workers’ Compensation and the Gig Economy

Workers’ Compensation and the Gig Economy

Employment opportunities for freelance workers have been booming lately. Known as the gig economy, employers commonly have temporary positions and contracts with independent workers for short-term and part-time jobs. Popular app-driven businesses such as Lyft, Uber, Doordash, and Grubhub are all part of the gig economy. Most employers are required to obtain Workers’ Compensation insurance

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Technology to Reduce Distracted Driving

Technology to Reduce Distracted Driving

Technology, specifically smartphones, serves as a major cause of distracted driving accidents. Now, technology may come to the rescue and prevent some of these tragedies. Many of these features are standard in newer vehicles but will not necessarily help drivers of older cars. The following are the different types of safety technology that are featured

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